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WASHINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

will be having their Fall Festival

Wednesday – October 2, 2019

5:30 – 7:30pm

There will be many Games to play, Face Painting, Train rides, a Bounce House, Pizza and a lot more things to play and do.

Kona Ice will be here.  Parents make sure your child brings their Trick or Treat bag with them to load up all their winnings from all the games they will be playing.

Fall Fest tickets for the game booths’ will be sold as follow:

$5.00 for a bag of 10 tickets

$10.00 for a bag of 20 tickets

Fall photos can be taken for $5.00.

Fall Festival is cash only.  We cannot take Debit or Credit Cards.  We cannot take checks or make change for large bills.

BOOK FAIR

WHERE:    ROOM 126 (down by the gym)

WHEN:     STARTING THURSDAY SEPT. 26 THROUGH         OCT. 2.  HOURS ARE 8:30 TO 3:30 AND FRIDAY           SEPT. 27, 8:30-4:00.  BOOK FAIR WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 7:30 DURING OUR FALL FEST ON WEDNESDAY THE 2ND

PARENTS

JUST COME TO SCHOOL AND WE WILL GET YOUR CHILD FROM CLASS AND YOU CAN TAKE THEM TO THE BOOKSTORE.  

BUY AND READ A BOOK WITH YOUR CHILD!

Washington is a PreK Campus.  Your child must be                                3 years old before or on September 1, 2019 or;                                    4 years old before or on September 1, 2019 in order to register and attend Washington

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD!

Washington ECC is a Head Start Campus.   Things you will need to bring with you;

  • Proof of Income - 2018 Income Tax Return, Supplemental Security Income or TANF
  • Social Security Card - Child and Parent
  • Shot record - Must be up-to-date
  • Proof of Residency-Utility bill( electric, gas or water bill)
  • Drivers License/Texas ID Card/Mexican ID
  • Child's Insurance Card - Medicaid/Chip/Private
  • Medicaid Benefits Letter
  • WIC Card
  • Proof of ECI-(Early Childhood Intervention)if applicable

    To make an appointment for registration please call any of the following numbers.
  • Olga Lara @ 903 727-2615
  • Irene Lara @903 727-2616
  • Benita Guzman @ 903 727-2617
  • Byronne Barnes @ 903 727-2619
Have you ever thought, "Does my child need to stay home from school today?"  If you are not sure then use the chart above to see if they need to stay at home.  For the health of your child and others please do not send your child to school sick 

Prekindergarten School Supplies

Mrs. Carrizales, Mrs. Roman-Riley, Mrs. White

To help with the cost of school supplies, PISD will provide the following items.

 Baby wipes                                                                                               Disinfecting wipes                                                                                   Lysol spray        

Please make sure your child comes the first day with their supplies.  If you would like to bring them before the start of school, please feel free to do so starting July 30, 2019

1 box Classic 10 color markers (with gray and pink)
1 box EXPO markers
1 box 24 count regular Crayons
1 pkg. safety pins (medium)
1 bottle glue
6 glue sticks
2 boxes tissue
1 blanket or towel for naptime
1 average size backpack-(NO WHEELS)

1 COMPLETE change of clothing including underwear and socks.  
Please put your child’s name in everything

GIRLS ONLY
1 pkg. of manila paper
1 box of Zip Lock sandwich bags

BOYS ONLY
1 pkg. of Multi Colored Construction Paper
1 can of shaving cream
1 box of Zip Lock gallon bags


Please make sure your child comes the first day with all their supplies.

 


Washington’s

Family Engagement Plan

The PISD plan will provide ongoing campus-family relationship, and provide parents with opportunities to participate in district and campus initiatives.

 

 

 

  1. Facilitate family-to-family support

     

    1. PISD will provide ongoing services and support to parents through planned family events, where families will be united and provide opportunities to interact with one another in a positive and welcoming atmosphere.
    2. PISD will guide families in working at home with students on literacy. Language, social skill development and positive family communication.

       

      • PK to kindergarten transitions to Northside
      • Character parade
      • Classroom parties
      • Field trips
      • Parent training each month with brunch provided and informative information by community guest speakers.
      • Beginning and end of year family survey

         

         

  2. Establish a network of community resources

     

    1. PISD will seek out community businesses and local agencies to provide a transparent partnership between school, community, and the home. The community and local agencies will assist in identifying and meeting the needs of families.
    2. Create a working list of organizations to collaborate with in order to provide needed information and resources.

       

      • Nutrition-WIC
      • Dental
      • GED
      • Special education services
      • Conscious Discipline
      • DPS/ car seat safety
      • County extension office
      • Documented referrals
      • East Texas Food Bank
      • Goodwill
      • Churches
      • Multi-culture center
      • Community Services
      • Social services

        (All meetings provide bilingual translation/support)

         

         

  3. Increase family participation in decision-making

     

    1. Family participation will become a routine part of decision making.
    2. Family involvement in the family engagement plan.
    3. Encourage families to participate in the Campus improvement plan.
    4. Foster the family confidence in regards to their abilities to positively address the needs of their children as well as building positive relationships with the schools.
    5. Assist in achieving and maintaining high levels of family involvement and positive family attitudes towards education.

      • Provide feedback and input on Family Engagement Plan
      • Parent/Teacher conferences
      • Parent Volunteers
      • Policy council
      • Campus Improvement Plan
      • District Improvement Plan
      • Family Engagement Plan
      • School Calendar
      • Home visits
      • Parent Orientation

         

         

  4. Equip families with tools to enhance and extend learning

     

    1. Parent training will provide modeling, question/answers, to support positive and emotional information for families at home.
    2. Best practices for age appropriate development.

       

      • CLI parent information
      • Frog Street parent information
      • Field trips
      • Transition meetings
      • Community speakers
      • District speakers

  5. Develop staff skills in evidence-based practices that support families in meeting their children’s learning benchmarks

    1. Professional Development will be an ongoing resource to educators to improve parent communication. Promote Family engagement as a core strategy to improve teaching and learning among all staff.

       

      • District Professional development
      • Campus Staff Development
      • Region 7 training
      • Evaluation of plans
      • Conscious discipline

         

         

  6. Evaluate family engagement efforts and use evaluations for continuous improvement

 

  1. Document and monitor family involvement activities and assess the needs of families.
  2. Address family surveys
  3. Set goals at home visits, conferences, etc. to identify strengths, interests, and needs

 

  • Sign in sheets at all family engagements events. Ex. Field trips, parties, fall fests, etc.
  • Parent information for future parent events

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 3 AND FRIDAY OCTOBER 4

Parent Conferences start the week of October 7.  Teachers will be contacting parents to set up times

Field Trips to the Pumpkin Patch will be the week of October 14.  Teachers will send information home.

Field Trips to Windermere and TrueCare assisted living centers for Trick or Treating will be October 31.  Only students, not parents will be going.

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The Mission of Palestine Independent School District is to foster relationships that Excite, Engage, and Empower our students and community to achieve Excellence.

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